How to Import and Edit YUV Files to DaVinci Resolve?

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In speaking of DaVinci Resolve, we all know that it is the professional free video editing software with timeline and special effects. Though DaVinci Resolve hasn’t announced the compatibility with YUV, people have problems in importing YUV to DaVinci Resolve 17/16/15 sometimes. So what is the matter on earth? And how can we successfully import YUV to DaVinci Resolve at any time?

As a quite hot file extension, YUV is widely used for saving media data and can be found in lots of places online or off line, which means, you can download YUV videos from many websites or shared YUV videos from others. However, you may run into a situation where you can’t edit YUV files in DaVinci Resolve. So what’s the matter? Read on to find the reason and the easy way to fix the YUV and DaVinci Resolve incompatible issues.

Part 1: Why people often fail to import YUV into Premiere?

YUV files, which may be from different sources, such as from some video editing software, or from video/movie sharing websites, have different codec inside. DaVinci Resolve has been updated to DaVinci Resolve 17 and has added many new video formats support, but no version of DaVinci Resolve supports to edit YUV file format. If your YUV files are not accepted by DaVinci Resolve, it’s probably because of the video or audio codec incompatibility. Fortunately, there is an easy solution to resolve the YUV and DaVinci Resolve importing problems. Keep on to learn more details.

Part 2: How to successfully import all kinds of YUV into DaVinci Resolve?

Easy import YUV to DaVinci Resolve! Step by step guide on how to import YUV to DaVinci Resolve 17, 16, 15. In order to edit YUV video files in DaVinci Resolve, we can either convert this YUV video to DaVinci Resolve supported MOV format or convert this YUV video to other DaVinci Resolve friendly movie format like MP4 and more.

Luckily, UFUSoft Video Converter is able to do both of the DaVinci Resolve conversion: Convert DaVinci Resolve unsupported YUV to DaVinci Resolve supported MOV and MP4 format; Besides, it also supports to convert other unsupported FLV, MP4, NSV, WTV, M2TS, etc to any version of DaVinci Resolve supported video formats.

The following will take converting YUV to DaVinci Resolve supported MOV as an example. It also applies to converting YUV to other DaVinci Resolve supported format. And it applies to all kinds of DaVinci Resolve including 17, 16, 15. If you are a movie fan, maybe you need to crack Blu-ray disc. This software can also help you to complete this arduous task. With this professional Blu-ray ripping software, you can rip and convert Blu-ray to any format, any device and any editing software.

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Step 1:Import YUV Video Files

Click “Add File” button to to import the unsupported YUV video file. Or you can also drag your YUV video directly to the main interface of UFUSoft Video Converter.

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Step 3:Set Output Format

Click the drop-down button on the right side of the “Format” bar to select DaVinci Resolve compatible H.264 (*.mp4) as output video format from “Common Video” category. If you like, you can choose Apple ProRes 422 MOV or DNxHS MOV as output format under “Editing Software” category.

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Step 3:Settings

Set proper video/ audio parameters. Click the “Settings” button and set proper video/ audio parameters. You can reset set the video size, bitrate and fame rate.

Step 4.Edit YUV Videos

As a professional any video conversion program, of course editorial function is essential. Before converting your videos, you can click “Edit” to personalize and touch up your videos in clicks. Video editing functions like Trim, Crop, Effect, etc., are provided.

Step 5.Convert YUV to DaVinci Resolve supported format

When ready, click “Convert” button to start format conversion. As soon as the conversion is complete, you can click “Open” button to get the exported video files for using in DaVinci Resolve with optimum performance.

Step 6. Import video into DaVinci Resolve

First start Adobe Premiere, then select File > Import File from the main menu to import the converted YUV to DaVinci Resolve 17, 16, 15.


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